How to Select Investment Managers and Evaluate Performance: A Guide for Pension Funds, Endowments, Foundations, and Trusts

How to Select Investment Managers and Evaluate Performance: A Guide for Pension Funds, Endowments, Foundations, and Trusts

by G. Timothy Haight, Glenn Ross, Stephen O. Morrell
     
 

An informative guide to selecting and evaluating external investment professionals

This book-one of the very few of its kind-is an invaluable aid to trustees of pension plans, endowments, and trusts who seek to chart and navigate courses for governing and overseeing the investment of the trillions of dollars under their care. It covers many aspects of this

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An informative guide to selecting and evaluating external investment professionals

This book-one of the very few of its kind-is an invaluable aid to trustees of pension plans, endowments, and trusts who seek to chart and navigate courses for governing and overseeing the investment of the trillions of dollars under their care. It covers many aspects of this essential endeavor, including return measures, fixed income and duration, manager searches, committee meetings, and much more.

G. Timothy Haight (Atherton, CA) is President of Menlo College in Silicon Valley. Stephen O. Morrell, PhD (Coral Springs, FL) is Professor at Andreas School of Business of Barry University. Glenn Ross (Baltimore, MD) is a Managing Director and cofounder of Archstone Portfolio Solutions.

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"These guys know how to check their facts."  (Albourne Village - village.albourne.com, Tuesday 22nd January 2008)

"...this useful guide for professionals is timely."  (Pensions World, Ferbruary 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470042557
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/05/2007
Series:
Frank J. Fabozzi Series, #147
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

G. Timothy Haight, DBA, is the President of Menlo College, Chairman of the Board of Commonwealth Business Bank, and a member of the Board of Advisors of St. Cloud Capital Partners, LLC. He also serves as a member of Southern California Edison's Nuclear Power Decommissioning Fund Committee. Dr. Haight earned a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) with a major in business finance and investments from George Washington University. He received his MBA and BS degrees from the University of Dayton.

Dr. Stephen O. Morrell is Professor of Economics and Finance in the Andreas School of Business of Barry University. He has been a visiting professor at the Monterey Institute of Technology and the Georg-Simon-Ohm University in Nuremberg, Germany. Dr. Morrell also serves as a consultant specializing in portfolio strategies for endowment funds, and has served as senior vice president and chief economist for Southeast Banking Corporation; as a financial economist for the Federal Reserve System; and as chairman of the Board of Directors of First State Bank of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Morrell received his BS degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, and his MA and PhD degrees in economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Glenn E. Ross serves as a member of Towson University's College of Business and Economics Board, and its Alumni Board, and has been an adjunct professor in Towson University's Finance Department. Mr. Ross is President of the Board of Directors of the Albert P. Close Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Upper Chesapeake Health System Foundation. Mr. Ross earned his undergraduate degree from Towson University and his MBA at Loyola College in Baltimore. Mr. Ross is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative with the SEC.

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